Venture Vermont: Manchester Hot Glass

I have found that in Vermont, there are endless opportunities to do something you’ve never done before. While I would never consider myself an artist, I have always had a few creative bones in my body. However, glass blowing has always been one of those things I never thought I could actually do. To mold colorful glass into functional everyday items seemed so complicated. But after a … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Manchester Hot Glass


Venture Vermont: Balloons of Vermont

Every year, I challenge myself to do something new. It can be as simple as trying a new recipe to taking a trip to unchartered territory. I love the excitement and unfamiliarity that accompanies my first time adventures. Hot air ballooning with Darrek Daoust of Balloons of Vermont is easily one of my favorite new things I’ve done in 2015. Hot Air Ballooning If you … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Balloons of Vermont

Stratton Mountain Resort

Job Opening: Snow Reporter

Can you explain the intangible? What is it like to float on 5 inches of fresh powder and why does the world seem to silence itself as you navigate through a canopy of trees meticulously picking your line? A variety of adjectives strung together just won’t do justice. For special moments like these, a hands on approach is best. Just like these intangibles, explaining what … Continue reading Job Opening: Snow Reporter

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Venture Vermont: Stratton Pond Hike

Have you ever felt like you just needed to unplug? These days our culture is so clogged with technology. Emails literally at our fingertips, photos and snapchats of who’s doing what, where they went to dinner, how cute their dog is. While these are all great advances in the world we live in, sometimes, it’s just nice to get away. And that is exactly what … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Stratton Pond Hike


6 Labor Day Activities Kids Will Love

It’s that time of year again. The air is starting to get cooler, the kids are back to school and it’s the unofficial end to summer – Labor Day Weekend. Here at Stratton, we’re celebrating the amazing, warm, carefree Vermont summer with the first ever Summer Village Fest. While we’ve got a packed events list for the weekend, here’s our top picks for the best family … Continue reading 6 Labor Day Activities Kids Will Love

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Made in Vermont: Exploring the Hubbardton Forge

There are many moving pieces that go into renovating a Base Lodge. Once all the dirty demolition work is completed, the roof is raised, the nails in place, then comes the creative part. Questions come to mind such as, how will the color of the walls coincide with the carpet design? How will the stone on the outer walls compliment the beauty of the mountain? And more … Continue reading Made in Vermont: Exploring the Hubbardton Forge

Bromley Adventure Park

Venture Vermont: Bromley Adventure Park

Remember the fearlessness you had as a child? How easy it was to jump head first into dark waters? I’m not sure when or why, but as we grow old, fear grows and hinders our ability to play. I recall a 3-year-old giving me advice, as I stood paralyzed, just the other day saying, “You just do it…like this.” Without hesitation, he stepped of the … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Bromley Adventure Park